Che'lu San Sebastian downs Nzeusseu-less Zarks-Lyceum for third straight win
Samboy de Leon and the Revellers score their fifth win in eight matches. Dante Peralta

CHE'LU Bar and Grill-San Sebastian rolled to its third straight victory, beating Zark's Burger-Lyceum, 97-88 in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup on Tuesday at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao.

Alfred Batino posted had 24 points, including key baskets in the fourth period, and 13 rebounds.

Samboy de Leon added 21 points and nine rebounds.

The Revellers took advantage of the absence of Mike Nzeusseu, taking a 35-18 lead in the opening frame on their way to their fifth victory in eight matches.

The Jawbreakers got to within seven points, 86-93, on back-to-back baskets by Jaycee Marcelino but the rally fell short.

"Wala silang import so sabi ko sa mga boys we'll take this advantage for us," said Che'Lu coach Stevenson Tiu.

Jaycee Marcelino had 15 points, seven rebounds and four steals for the Jawbreakers, who fell to a 4-3 card.

The scores:

Che’Lu San Sebastian 97 — Batino 24, De Leon 21, Calisaan 13, Bulanadi 9, Faundo 9, Ilagan 6, Siruma 5, Collado 2, Jeruta 2, David 0.

Zark’s-Lyceum 88 — Jc. Marcelino 15, Pretta 14, Jv. Marcelino 13, Perez 9, Santos 7, Tansingco 7, Baltazar 6, Ibañez 6, Caduyac 5, Yong 4, Serrano 2, Marata 0, Liwag 0.

Quarterscores: 35-18; 51-43; 77-62; 97-88.

Follow the writer on Twitter: @janbballesteros